publication . Other literature type . Article . Preprint . 2019

Comments on “Factors affecting global flow of scientific knowledge in environmental sciences” by Sonne et al. (2020)

Pourret, Olivier; Irawan, Dasapta Erwin; Tennant, Jon P.; Wien, Charlotte; Dorch, Bertil F.;
Open Access
  • Published: 12 Dec 2019
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Denmark
There are major challenges that need to be addressed in the world of scholarly communication, especially in the field of environmental studies and in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Recently, Sonne et al. (2020) published an article in <em>Science of the Total Environment </em>discussing some of these challenges. However, many of the arguments put forward by these authors are lacking precision and are based on an incomplete understanding of Open Access (OA), Plan S, and broader issues in scholarly publishing. In our response, we focus on addressing key elements of their discussion on (i) OA and Plan S, as well as (ii) Open Access...
free text keywords: Environmental Engineering, Waste Management and Disposal, Pollution, Environmental Chemistry, Predatory journals, Plan S, Open Access, [SDE.ES]Environmental Sciences/Environmental and Society, [SHS.INFO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Library and information sciences, Payment, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Environmental studies, Sustainable development, Sociology of scientific knowledge, Misinformation, Scholarly communication, Public relations, business.industry, business, Publishing, Open science
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